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  • Monday, March 23 - Thursday, March 26
    Arnold Wesker's The Kitchen
    Raucous social comedy about life in the polyglot kitchen of a major London restaurant. Directed by Bard visiting artist Geoff Sobelle. Thu–Sat at 7:30pm, matinees Sat 2pm & Sun 4pm. $15; free w/Bard ID. Phone: 845-758-7900. Email: fishercenterboxoffice@bard.edu. Url: http://fishercenter.bard.edu.

  • Thursday, March 26 - Friday, March 27
    It's a Spring Thing!
    Free Admission: Penny Social, Plant Sale, & Bake Sale. Get your spring flowers and veggie plants! Breakfast sandwiches & coffee for sale 9am–11am and hot dogs from 12–3pm. Call for more information. Phone: 845-876-2071x107. Url: http://communityatbrookmeade.com.

  • Thursday, March 26
    Conjunctions at Bard
    Special reading to celebrate the 25th anniversary of the literary journal's being published by Bard. W/Mary Caponegro, Neil Gaiman, Benjamin Hale, Robert Kelly, Ann Lauterbach, Bradford Morrow & Francine Prose. 7pm. (Also: special exhibition at Stevenson Library.) Phone: 845-758-7054. Email: mmorriss@bard.edu. Url: http://conjunctions.com.

  • Thursday, March 26
    Summer Camp Fair
    Sponsored by the Red Hook Chamber of Commerce. Mill Road School Cafetorium; free & open to the public. 5–7pm. Phone: 845-758-0824. Email: info@redhookchamber.org. Url: http://redhookchamber.org.

  • Friday, March 27 - Monday, March 30
    Senior Project Festival
    Performances created by graduating seniors of Bard’s theater and performance program. Fri 6:30pm, Sat noon & 6:30pm, Sun noon & 6:30pm, Mon 6:30. Free, reservations required. Phone: 845-758-7900. Email: fishercenterboxoffice@bard.edu. Url: http://fishercenter.bard.edu.

  • Friday, March 27 - Sunday, March 29
    American Irish Dance
    Solas An Lae Dance Co. explores the nature of light. Choreographed by Deirdre Lowry. Fri & Sat 8pm, Sun 3pm. $20. Phone: 845-876-3080. Url: http://centerforperformingarts.org.

  • Saturday, March 28
    Opening: Duo Solos
    Reception for exhibit of new paintings by David Eddy and bricolage works by Polly W. Law. Upstairs gallery. 4–7pm. Phone: 845-876-7578. Url: http://ShahinianFineArt.com.

  • Saturday, March 28
    Stephen Petronio Co.
    Widely regarded as one of the leading dance-makers of his generation. 7:30pm. $30/student rush $10. Phone: 845-757-5106x2. Email: pgrkaats@bestweb.net. Url: http://www.kaatsbaan.org.

  • Sunday, March 29
    All You Can Eat Breakfast
    Lions' Club event at Germantown School Cafetorium (Main St. side of school). 8am to 11am. Phone: 518-537-6687.

  • Thursday, April 2 - Saturday, April 4
    Lobby Hero
    By award-winning playwright & screenwriter Kenneth Lonergan; directed by Amy Lemon Olson. The moral dilemma of a young security guard in a Manhattan apt. bldg. Thu–Sat 8pm. Tkts $25. Phone: 845-230-7020. Email: info@tangent-arts.org. Url: http://tangent-arts.org.

  • Friday, April 3
    Neil Gaiman & Laurie Anderson
    Professor Gaiman hosts a dialogue with the legendary musician and composer. 7:30pm. $25/$5 w/Bard ID. Phone: 845-758-7900. Email: fishercenterboxoffice@bard.edu. Url: http://fishercenter.bard.edu.

  • Saturday, April 4
    "Contemporary Art in Historic Spaces"
    Join us for a lecture by Curator Pieranna Cavalchin, curator of contemporary art at the Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum in Boston. 3–5pm. $10/$12. Pre-registration suggested. Phone: 518-828-1872 x109. Email: shasbrook@olana.org. Url: http://olana.org.

  • Saturday, April 4
    ZviDance
    Surveillance called "a shrewd collage, both appealing and disconcerting.... the urban world we know, deconstructed and reassembled." NY Times. 7:30pm.$30/student rush $10. Phone: 845-757-5106x2. Email: pgrkaats@bestweb.net. Url: http://www.kaatsbaan.org.

  • Saturday, April 4
    Aaron Landsman Performance
    Public Dialogue: Perfect City Discussions. Theater artist Aaron Landsman reimagines urban life in a performed public meeting. 3pm. Free, reservations required. Phone: 845-758-7900. Email: fishercenterboxoffice@bard.edu. Url: http://fishercenter.bard.edu.

  • Saturday, April 4
    Egg Scramble
    Egg hunt, crafts and raffle; on the grounds of Linden Avenue Middle School at 11am. Url: http://redhookvillage.org.

  • Sunday, April 5
    Carolyn Dorfman Dance Company
    Bold, energetic and technically demanding program. 7:30pm. $30/$10 student rush w/ID. Phone: 845-757-5106x2. Email: pgrkaats@bestweb.net. Url: http://www.kaatsbaan.org.

  • Monday, April 6
    Property and Freedom
    Is gaining legal title the way to overcome poverty in South Africa? One day conference co-sponsored by Hannah Arendt Ctr. 9am–5pm. See website for more info. Email: arendt@bard.edu. Url: http://bard.edu/hannaharendtcenter.

  • Thursday, April 9 - Sunday, April 12
    Lobby Hero
    By award-winning playwright & screenwriter Kenneth Lonergan; directed by Amy Lemon Olson. The moral dilemma of a young security guard in a Manhattan apt. bldg. Thu–Sat 8pm, Sun 3pm. Tkts $25. Phone: 845-230-7020. Email: info@tangent-arts.org. Url: http://tangent-arts.org.

  • Friday, April 10 - Sunday, April 12
    Othello
    Modern interpretation of Shakespeare’s play adapted and directed by Lou Trapani. Focus: people of color in a white society. Fri 4/10 at 8pm, Sun 4/12 at 3pm. $24/$22. Phone: 845-876-3080. Url: http://centerforperformingarts.org.

  • Saturday, April 11
    Shakespeare on Broadway
    A revue from musicals that have been adapted from the works of Shakespeare, including West Side Story, Kiss Me Kate, The Boys from Syracuse, Two Gentleman of Verona. Directed by Kevin Archambault. 8pm; $24/$22. Phone: 845-876-3080. Url: http://centerforperformingarts.org.

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Dutchess/Columbia Community Businesses

"Destination Restaurant" by Culinary Institute of America. Four and 1/2 stars from the Poughkeepsie Journal & "Best Sushi in the Hudson Valley" from Zagat's. Also: voted "Best sushi of the Hudson Valley 2014" Hudson Valley magazine.Tucked in the heart of Rhinebeck, Osaka has been the go-to-sushi restaurant for 19 years. Chefs work in rhythm to craft sushi, sashimi, and rolls from a vividly bright palette of salmon, tuna, yellowtail, squid, uni, and other varieties of fish. For diners looking to take a break from the raw dishes, Osaka serves a variety of tempura, teriyaki, hibachi, and noodle bowl dinners. Eat-in or take-out.

22 Garden St. , Rhinebeck
845-876-7338

Brand development. Strategies. Integrated marketing programs. Advertising, graphic design, web & SEO, and social media integration. If you’re serious about growing your business, contact me directly for a no-obligation consultation to see if there may be a good fit. We’ll transform your business for greater success!

845-548-4872

Institutions and small businesses have unique needs and practices that reflect their work, their culture, and their clientele. FileMaker technologies and a skilled consultant can help you meet these needs with custom solutions designed to grow and evolve. Peter brings over ten years of experience in web design and FileMaker database development.

112 Elm Street, Saugerties
845-475-8466 or 845-849-1636

We would like to thank Gail & Paul for so many wonderful years of top notch publication. Best of luck in future endeavours. —Little Feet Too Preschool: A wondrous world of discovery and imagination.

The Chocolate Factory 54 Elizabeth St., Red Hook
845-758-0889

Life change from the inside out: loving support and guidance during transitions; healing for issues around food and body image; self-empowerment, intuitive readings. Trained with the Institute of Transpersonal Psychology.

Rhinebeck
845-876-0449

Kathryn Whitman Architecture specializes in residential design—new construction, renovations and restorations. Combining overall design strength and fine detailing, we offer architectural and interior design services in the Hudson Valley and New York City. Let us collaborate on your vision for your home.

845-640-1636 or 845-640-1636

Custom Ornamental Gates * Railings * Fences * Fire Escapes * Commissioned Sculpture. Over 20 Years Experience.

845-724-3154

Get hot & cold subs & the best pizza in town at this family-owned community gathering spot in the heart of the village.

7514 N. Broadway, Red Hook
845-758-5808

Got rot? Home improvements & repairs of all types, painting & staining. Historic restoration specialist. Furniture restoration. Serving the Hudson Valley since 1986. Fully insured.

Elizaville
845-756-2788

Health Quest Medical Practice OBGYN offers care for adolescents through post-menopausal women in 5 office locations in Ulster and Dutchess counties. Finding a qualified health care provider that matches your needs is easy at HQMP.  Visit www.health-quest.org/OBGYN to view our online introductory videos for all our Board Certified physicians, Nurse Practitioners and Certified Nurse Midwives. Call the concierge scheduling line below for OBGYN appts. in Kingston, Rhinebeck, Poughkeepsie, Fishkill and New Paltz.

6511 Springbrook Avenue, Rhinebeck
1-877-729-2444

Watercolor classes with Betsy Jacaruso for beginning and advanced painters. Four 3-hour classes on Mon, Wed & Sat, in a relaxed group setting w/focus on basic watercolor techniques while developing and cultivating a personal style. Classes in drawing and pastels also offered w/Keith Gunderson, and watercolor beginners class offered through Red Hook Continuing Ed. Thursdays 4/9–4/30 (call 758-2214x71351 to register). See also under "Galleries & Studios" and in the calendar under "Classes & Workshops."

The Rhinebeck Courtyard 43 E. Market St., Suite 2, Rhinebeck
845-516-4435

The place to fill all your outdoors needs: fertilizers, feed, fencing, lawn, garden, & farm supplies, shavings, pet food & supplies, lime, bedding, straw, bird seed, feeders & birdhouses, clothing.

68 Firehouse Ln., Red Hook
845-876-1559

Save money on taxes. Reduce property maintenance costs. Create an agricultural assessment. Eliminate expensive brush hogging. Convert your woodlands and overgrown pastures into hay production or other agricultural uses. We will perform all phases of land preparation, including drainage, excavation, fencing, planting, as well as cutting at no expense to landowner. Please call for free property consultation and estimates.

129 Yantz Rd., Red Hook
845-532-2152

Your on-line resource guide for Northern Dutchess and Southern Columbia Counties—real estate, lodging, dining and more.


An architectural firm founded in 1971 with offices in Dutchess County and New York City, providing contemporary, award-winning site-specific residential designs: new houses, additions, renovations and interiors. See our website and/or call for brochure.

116 West 72 St. 16th floor, New York

AboutTown Ulster: PO Box 474, New Paltz, NY 12561, 845-691-2089  EMAIL US
AboutTown Dutchess/Columbia: The Chocolate Factory, 54 Elizabeth Street, Suite 11, Red Hook, NY 12571, 845-758-3616  EMAIL US
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